Governmental Notices August 6th – 12th, 2016

The following updates and governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade: 

  •  APHIS’ Notices concerning the Importation into the Continental United States of Fresh Figs and Fresh Pomegranates from Peru and Orchids in Growing Media From the Republic of Korea;
  • CBP’s Notices of the Correction to the Revocation of Customs Brokers’ License, the Electronic Filing of Protests in the Automated Commercial Environment and Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used In Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds On Customs Duties, the latest Bulletin providing a list of Accreditations and Approvals of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories and Extension of the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Pilot, in addition to ABI messages;
  • CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;
  • FTZ Board current notices;
  • OFAC’s Blocking and Unblocking of Persons and Properties;
  • ITA and ITC Notices of Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders, or Reviews, as well as updates on Investigations and Determinations, on items such as Porcelain-on-Steel Cooking Ware from the People’s Republic of China and Notice of Reviews initiated pursuant to requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping & countervailing duty orders and findings with June anniversary dates;
  • California’s latest Proposition 65 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, Children’s Footwear, Exercise Balls, Photo Albums and Vinyl/PVC Rainsuits; and,
  • Canada’s latest Antidumping and Consumer Alerts and Recall notices

Please contact the Gemini Shippers Group team for more infomation on any of these items.